A couple flagged down in south Fort Worth Wednesday night by a man who appeared to be having car trouble were instead robbed by the man and an accomplice armed with a gun, police say.
Shortly after the robbery, police arrested two suspects after officers spotted the car believed used in the robbery.
According to a police report, the incident occurred about 9:23 p.m. in the 4400 block of the South Interstate 35W service road.
A 26-year-old man told police that he and his wife were flagged down by a man standing beside his car. The victim stopped to see if the suspect needed help with his vehicle, police said.
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But upon stopping, another man got out of the car holding a shotgun and both men demanded money. They fled with about $100 of the couple's money.
The suspects were identified in the police report as Eric Dewayne Jones, 24, and 33-year-old Quantis Orayma Smith, both of Fort Worth. Each faces a charge of aggravated robbery.